Do it yourself wedding invitations are very popular right now because they are not only economical, but are also a great way to incorporate personal style. Although some people feel that making their own wedding invitations to cut costs means that they will be scrimping on their special wedding day, this is not the case at all! Here are the top reasons why DIY wedding invitations are the way to go.
Sandie in Connecticut sent us a beautiful handmade wedding invitation ensemble that she created using a combination of metallic, vellum, and linen specialty paper and embellishments. You’ll hear directly from the designer as she talks about the process and the tools she used.
Some of the most popular customer questions have to do with printing wedding invitations and blank cards at home. Most people are perfectly comfortable printing 8 1/2 x 11 copy paper but feel anxious about printing on different sized sheets and card stock, like an invitation card. But we're here to assure you that printing invitations at home can actually be quite simple because most home printers are fully capable of printing different paper sizes. In this printing video, we'll clearly explain the 5 steps to printing invitation cards at home.
Last month, we wrote about Corrie Feld's Invite Couture blog where she provides "tips, techniques and ideas for brides starting their invitation creation process." Today, she launched a redesign, now called Invite Couture Notebook. We caught up with Corrie to chat specifically about her invitation design business, Invite Couture.
Last weekend, I printed invitation cards and envelopes for a surprise event to celebrate my parents' 50th Anniversary. I actually enjoyed the learning process, and I found the entire experience, from coming up with the invitation wording to mailing out the finished invitations, to be very rewarding. Let me tell you how it happened, because this was the first time I'd ever printed my own invitations. In fact, it was probably the first time I'd ever sent out invitations for anything!
This July, Amy from Oklahoma is getting married! For the occasion, Amy decided to make her own wedding invitations. Among other items, Amy used LCI Paper’s white 6 ½ inch square black-lined envelopes to complete her unique wedding invitation ensemble that also includes a black backing card, a white invitation card, a vellum layer, and a red satin ribbon. Her red, black, and white invitations have received nothing but rave reviews from her family and friends, so she decided to share her creation with LCI Paper and with all of our our blog readers and podcast subscribers.
Nessa Sander, aka Cardgirl, is a San Francisco-based invitation designer. You can learn more about her business by visiting card-girl.com. She also runs a do it yourself invitation site at cardgirldiy.com. Enjoy our interview with Cardgirl. You can listen to the audio interview or read the interview transcript.